Pillar: Human Capital

Presidential Innovation Fellowship Program

The Presidential Innovation Fellowship in an intentional interventions that will tap into the optimism and energy of the young people who are looking to contribute towards the socio-economic development of their country. The fellowship will be a 12-month human centred design program that would have annual cohorts of 500 young people design solutions for immediate adoption into the national development agenda. Each team of 5 in the cohort will adopt and work towards resolving one of 100 case studies designed by the program in collaboration with the public and private sector. These case studies will consist of at least 47 cases (1 per county) from the counties. The young people will utilize design thinking principles to produce and implement their solutions to their case studies with the support of the program.


KeNIA in collaboration with stakeholders with leadership from the Executive Office of the President will roll out the program before the end of the 2024 fiscal year.

$30 million



Project Goals

50 / 100

Young people trained

50 / 100

Solutions implemented

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